Dr. Know: Grocery Bag Quandry

Dr. Know
Paper or plastic? —Nick G. You’re clearly a wiseass, Nick, but I do admire your brevity. I’ll assume, charitably, that you’re not just flinging linguistic poo at the answer monkey and you re   More
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 MARTY SMITH

GOP Senator on Plastic Bag Ban: 'I'm Pretty Optimistic'

Jason Atkinson

 Today's Murmurs column notes that state Sen. Mark Hass (D-Raleigh Hills) believes his bill to make Oregon the first state to ban plastic grocery bags may not come up for a vote this legislative session.On Tuesday we caught up with the bill's other co-sponsor: Sen. Jason Atkinson (R-Central Point). Atkinson sits on the Senate Rules Committee, where the bag ban is currently parked and where Hass ...   More
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

BAG IT!: The Northwest Film Premiere

Bag It

Mark your calendar for March 4, the Northwest premiere of the film BAG IT! at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd.).In addition to viewing the film about plastic's impact on the world, audience members can learn more about the proposed statewide plastic bag ban from the organization BAG IT OREGON! The event begins March 4 at 7 pm and continues each night through March 13 with a different host. ...   More
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER


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